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World Acceptance (World Acceptance) Beta : 1.31 (As of May. 28, 2024)


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What is World Acceptance Beta?

Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. As of today (2024-05-28), World Acceptance's Beta is 1.31.


World Acceptance Beta Historical Data

The historical data trend for World Acceptance's Beta can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
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World Acceptance Beta Chart

World Acceptance Annual Data
Trend Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23 Mar24
Beta
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.66 1.49 1.49 1.24 1.26

World Acceptance Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Beta Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.24 1.21 1.29 1.17 1.26

Competitive Comparison of World Acceptance's Beta

For the Credit Services subindustry, World Acceptance's Beta, along with its competitors' market caps and Beta data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


World Acceptance's Beta Distribution in the Credit Services Industry

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, World Acceptance's Beta distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where World Acceptance's Beta falls into.



World Acceptance Beta Calculation

Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. A stock's beta can be calculated by dividing the product of the covariance of the individual stock's returns and the market's returns by the variance of the market's returns over a specified period. Basically, GuruFocus uses the returns calculated over three-year period.


World Acceptance  (NAS:WRLD) Beta Explanation

Beta is a measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. We usually compare beta to 1. A beta of 1 indicates that the security's price will move with the market. A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market.

Beta is primarily used in the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the Cost of Equity, which can be used in the calculation of WACC %. The formula of Cost of Equity is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)


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World Acceptance (World Acceptance) Business Description

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Address
104 South Main Street, Greenville, SC, USA, 29601
World Acceptance Corp operates a small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also offers income tax return preparation services to its loan customers and other individuals.
Executives
Calmes John L Jr officer: VP, CFO and Treasurer C/O WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607
Jason E. Childers officer: SVP, IT Strategic Solutions 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607
Scott Mcintyre officer: SVP, Accounting 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607
Clifford Sosin 10 percent owner 8 WRIGHT STREET, 1ST FL, WESTPORT CT 06880
Thomas W Smith 10 percent owner, other: Member of Section 13(d) Group 2200 BUTTS ROAD, SUITE 320, BOCA RATON FL 33431
Luke J. Umstetter officer: SVP, General Counsel 104 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 400, GREENVILLE SC 29601
Darrell E Whitaker director 14 BATSON ORCHARD CT., TAYLORS SC 29687
R Chad Prashad officer: See remarks 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607
Alice Lindsay Caulder officer: SVP, Human Resources 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607
Daniel Clinton Dyer officer: SVP, CENTRAL DIVISION 230 4TH AVENUE NORTH SUITE 500, NASHVILLE TN 37219
Charles D Way director
Elizabeth R. Neuhoff director 146 SOTA DRIVE, JUPITER FL 33458
Robinson Benjamin E Iii director 325 CORPORATE DRIVE, PORTSMOUTH NH 03885
Bramlett Ken R Jr director 2709 WATER RIDGE PARKWAY, 2ND FLOOR, CHARLOTTE NC 28217
Alison N Labruyere officer: SVP and General Counsel 108 FREDERICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC 29607